[ovirt-users] Cancelling a running task

Eli Mesika emesika at redhat.com
Wed Nov 5 07:23:00 EST 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Daniel Lang" <Daniel.Lang at redi.com>
> To: "users at ovirt.org" <users at ovirt.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 6:24:48 PM
> Subject: [ovirt-users] Cancelling a running task
> I am creating a VM and the copy from template operation has gone haywire
> causing significant performance issues on the host server. I’d like to
> cancel the copying image action (it’s been running ~3hours on a 3GB disk
> image copy) but I cannot find anything in the web UI to cancel a task. Is
> there a command line tool to cancel the running task?

login to your SPM host and run the following 

vdsClient -s 0 getAllTasksStatuses

You can than use 

        stop async task

and then 

        clear async task

> The oVirt version is 3.4 and vdsm version 4.14.
> Thanks for any advice or links to documentation/man pages.
> Daniel Lang
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